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Country Goes Metal & Righteous Vendetta Fuse Metal & Country

| 8 December 2022 | Reply

Forget your mom and dad’s Country music and crossover hits of the 80’s.  New single “If You’re Going Through Hell,” will be dropping December 8, 2022 from 8 Track Entertainment to introduce the world to Country Goes Metal, a five-song EP featuring some of country music’s biggest hits covered by popular metalcore band Righteous Vendetta, which will be released March 3, 2023.  The new EP which is available for pre-order/pre-save now.

Originally recorded by country star Rodney Atkins, “If You’re Going Through Hell,” hit #1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart in 2006. The newly recorded hard-edged country metal version from Righteous Vendetta delivers the metal and rock sound draped across the song’s straight ahead country lyrics, making this track sonically accessible by rock and country fans alike.

Featured on Country Goes Metal are the vocals of Ryan Hayes from Righteous Vendetta and bass, drums & crunchy electric guitars crafted by noted musician Austin Woodward with Billy Decker doing his magic behind the console.

Mega-country hits covered on the upcoming EP, Country Goes Metal include:

  1. Small Town Boy — Written by: Rhett Akins, Kyle Fishman, Ben Hayslip — Originally by: Dustin Lync
  2. Leave the Night On — Written by: Sam Hunt, Josh Osborne, Shane McAnally — Originally by: Sam Hunt
  3. If You’re Going Through Hell (Before the Devil Even Knows You’re There) — Written by: Dave Berg, Sam Tate, Annie Tate — Originally by: Rodney Atkins
  4. Losing Sleep — Written by: Chris Young, Josh Hoge, Chris DeStefano — Originally by: Chris Young
  5. My Town — Written by: Jeffrey Steele, Reed Nielsen — Originally by: Montgomery Gentry

About Country Goes Metal: Country Goes Metal is composed of noted studio musicians and national touring artists with RIAA certified mixer Billy Decker behind the console. The music fuels the metalcore meets country fanbase, embodies the best of both worlds and satisfies the tastes and curiosities of music lovers globally.

About Righteous Vendetta: RIGHTEOUS VENDETTA is ready for battle, driven by the fire of the classic New Wave of American Metalcore movement, with a fresh melodic bent. They are primed to decimate the airwaves and the stage, with a unifying message of hope and inspiration, all delivered with smoldering intensity. Arising from humble small-town origins, Righteous Vendetta offer positivity and encouragement against adversity, with a sound of defiance and power. They effortlessly combine the diverse melodic Swedish death metal of vintage In Flames with the spirit-filled pop-melodicism of Anberlin, easily appealing to fans who grew up listening to albums like “The End of Heartache” by Killswitch Engage and “Shadows Are Security” by As I Lay Dying. There’s even a bit of the SoCal hardcore-meets-Pantera fury of Throwdown, not as much in overt sonic thunder as in energetic, steadfast perseverance. Righteous Vendetta was formed in 2008 at Northwest Community College in Powell, Wyoming by Ryan Hayes (vocals) alongside former members of the band Silent Awakening in Cody, Wyoming. The band are now signed with Another Century Records. The band has released three full-length albums and three EPs.

About 8 Track Entertainment: 8 Track Entertainment is a multi-faceted global entertainment company based in Muscle Shoals, Alabama with satellite offices in Nashville, Tennessee. The company comprises a Sports and Entertainment Management division, a Music Production and Publishing entity, a full-service TV/Film division and a Record Label which is distributed by Warner Bros./ADA. Label artists include bluegrass/Americana star Dan Tyminiski, legendary country group Shenandoah and rising country duo, BoomTown Saints. Since launching in 2021, 8-Track Publishing has celebrated its first #1 Billboard Hot Country Song (Aaron Lewis/“Am I The Only One”), placed five songs on the #1 iTunes Country Album (Aaron Lewis/Frayed At Both Ends), and placed seven songs on the #7 iTunes Country Album (Eddie Montgomery/Ain’t No Closing Me Down). 8 Track Entertainment catalog includes 61 songs featuring collaborations with artists such as Lee Brice, Jake Owen, Kix Brooks, Rodney Atkins, Craig Morgan, Bubba Sparxxx and more. In addition, catalog titles include two gold singles, including “Back” with Jake Owen, one gold album, #1 Billboard Country Album, #1 Billboard Rap Album.






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